Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Proximity to medical facilities might be a key factor in choosing the right senior community. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Reno which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Reno include Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Renown South Meadows Medical Center, and Renown Regional Medical Center.
Cost of Living
The location where a facility is based might have a major effect on the cost of care. The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when choosing which facility works for you or your loved one's needs. The sales tax in Reno is 6.85%. Monthly, the median rent in Reno is about $1,178 and the median price for a home for Reno costs around $265,147. The rent burden for Reno is around 19.0% of the average person's monthly income.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
The humidity, air quality, and air temperature of a destination may have a significant impact on the health of a senior citizen. Monthly, Reno receives about 1 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically happens in January with an average of 1 inches in a month. For snowfall, Reno experiences an average of 21.90 inches of snow per year. In the summer months, the average temperature in Reno is approximately 75F. The summer high temperature is at about 96F in July. The low summer temperature drops to roughly 53F in the month of June. In the wintertime, the average temp in Reno dips to roughly 38F. The winter high gets to around 55F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature will rise to roughly 23 F during the month of December. Reno has a cold desert/ cold semi-arid type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Reno is approximately 54.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score reaches its highest in the month of December at approximately 83.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. On average, the humidity level for Reno is roughly 47%. The average humidity levels peak during the month of January at approximately 63%.
Demographics and Values
In terms of crime, Reno has 32.0 property crimes per 1000 residents and 6.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Demographically, Reno is 25.2% Hispanic, 4.7% mixed race, 6.8% other or not specified, 1.2% Native American, 77.5% white, 2.6% black, 0.8% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 6.4% Asian. In Reno, 8.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Reno is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Reno, 69.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Reno 14.8% practice Catholicism, 4.7% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, and 4.2% practice another Christian faith. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Reno, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. Reno has a population density of 884 people per square mile. The current population of Reno is growing at a rate of 0.016%. In Reno, 67.2% participate in the labor force, 16.2% live in poverty, 12.2% have some form of disability, and 5.2% are widows. In terms of education, 32.0% have a college degree, 22.6% have a high-school diploma, and 12.0% have a graduate degree. During the previous presidential election, 46.4% voted Democrat, 45.1% voted Republican, and 8.5% voted for a third party candidate in Washoe county. Out of the total city population, 50.5% are male and 49.5% are female. The median age of Reno is 36 years old. In Reno, 24.8% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.4% are over the age of 60, 5.9% are over the age of 70, and 3.1% are over the age of 80.
An overview of Nevada
Residents of Nevada enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 46th in the United States. In total, Nevada has 46 general hospitals and 45 health centers that provide care for 3,097,672 citizens. Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, and And Renown South Meadows Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, Nevada has a cost of living index of 108.3, a grocery index rating of 108.3, and a housing index rating of 121.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nevada citizen is ranked 37th nation-wide. Additionally, Nevada is ranked 31st by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In Nevada, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 1,392 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Nevada there are 48 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 48% of Nevada residents voted Democrat and 46% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 38 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Nevada ranks 9th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 34F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 69F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 110F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 37F during the month of June. On average, Nevada has an air quality index rating of around 41.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 68.8 AQI. On average, the state receives 0.72 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of January at around 2.95 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Nevada is around 38%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 70%. While residents of Nevada mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nevada can include earthquakes (moderate), floods, and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Nevada
The state of Nevada has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of shooting star flower, single-leaf pinon, creosote bush, and sagebrush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the wolves, the wolves, the horned toads, or the desert tortoise. The state animal of Nevada is the the sheep.